Bob Marley - Bad Card Live 1980 by Al Anderson (The Wailers)

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Bob Marley&the Wailers live at Hynes Auditorium in Boston, September 16 1980. This was the first concert during the US leg of Uprising Tour. Some days later he made his last concert in Pittsburgh. This is the second known performance of Bad Card live, the other one is from Grenoble, France in the early parts of the Uprising Tour. This first six pictures are from the concert in Providence, Rhode Island the following day. Next picture is from Madison Square Garden some days later and then there is a picture from Norway 1980. The last picture is the from Madison Square Garden 1980. It is said that is this song is about Bob's former manager Don Taylor who during many years stole money from the band. "The term card or bad card in this case serves as a metaphor quite popularly used in Jamaican music and street talk referring to some deceitful action or slyness on the part of an individual or group of individuals. In this case the song speaks of one associate of Marley's that was founding to be cheating the group, Bob Marley and the Wailers, while on tour in Africa of profits made." You a go tired to see my face Can't get me out of the race .... Propaganda spreading over my name Say you wanna bring another life to shame Oh man you're just playing a game And then you draw bad card

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Artist: Al Anderson (The Wailers)
Video title: Bob Marley - Bad Card Live 1980
Category: World & Reggae


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